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Contract for art center awarded | News

NAPPANEE — Plans for the new Nappanee Art Center moved forward when a contract was awarded at Monday’s Board of Works meeting.R. Yoder Construction was the lone bidder on the project to renovate part of the building at 253 W. Market St. into a working art center.This is a joint project between the Redevelopment Commission and the Nappanee Arts Council, with support from the...

A dream come true – art gallery now open in Plattsmouth | News

A dream come true – art gallery now open in Plattsmouth | News

Leslee also has an impressive collection of her paintings on display.Most of the work is done in fast-drying acrylic, but they do some oils, also, Leslee said.There’s even a lighted display of paintings on the storefront window for the public to view while walking by.Besides the gallery, there are also Saturday classes for those interested in painting.Leslee held her first class last week.“I love...

Wooster Green art goes in Thursday | News

Wooster Green art goes in Thursday | News

The Wooster Green art feature is scheduled for arrival and installation on Thursday, some time in the morning, according to organizers.Deedee Morrison’s sculpture, “Ties That Bind,” was chosen by the Wooster Green Steering Committee at the end of a nine-month competitive process that included review and response from the public.Morrison has worked as a professional studio and public artist for more than 15 years...

A biologist and a historian are looking for art to trace fruit and vegetable evolution

A biologist and a historian are looking for art to trace fruit and vegetable evolution

Authors Ive De Smet (left) and David Vergauwen (right) in front of a still-life painting depicting fruits. Credit: Liesbeth Everaert Plant geneticists seeking to understand the history of the plants we eat can decode the genomes of ancient crops from rare, well-preserved samples. However, this approach leaves significant gaps in the timelines of where and when many modern-day fruits, vegetables, and cereal crops evolved,...

Art at The Arch Watercolor Workshop held Sunday | Local News

Art at The Arch Watercolor Workshop held Sunday | Local News

KEARNEY — Participants can discover their creative side with an Art at The Arch Watercolor Workshop 10 a.m.-noon Saturday.Budding artists of all ages are invited to spend the morning learning the basic techniques of watercolor with artist Kellie Jo Risk. No previous experience is needed and all the materials will be provided by The Archway.“We’ll give those who have an interest in drawing and...

Art Industry News: Larry Gagosian, Sheena Wagstaff, and David Zwirner Reveal How They Weathered Lockdown + Other Stories

Art Industry News: Larry Gagosian, Sheena Wagstaff, and David Zwirner Reveal How They Weathered Lockdown + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 14. NEED-TO-READ Montreal Museum Director Axed After Public Spat – Nathalie Bondil, the director and chief curator of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, has been let go due to what the board of...

Art Harun, Rashid Hasnon are gender-sensitive, says Zuraida

Art Harun, Rashid Hasnon are gender-sensitive, says Zuraida

KUALA LUMPUR: With the latest appointment of Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun and Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said as the Speaker and Deputy Speaker respectively, Ampang MP Zuraida Kamaruddin is hoping for no more sexist remarks being uttered in the House in the future. Zuraida said that this is because Azhar and Deputy Speaker Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon are gender-sensitive individuals. “We will try to...

Name that railway station! The great British art quiz | Art and design

This quiz is brought to you in collaboration with Art UK, the online home for the UK’s public art collections, showing art from more than 3,000 venues and by 45,000 artists. Each day, a different collection on Art UK will set the questions. Today, our questions are set by Leicester Museums, which was established in the 1840s and has a rich and varied collection...

Gilbert & George Resign From Royal Academy of Art

Gilbert & George Resign From Royal Academy of Art

The Royal Academy described the decision as regrettable. Gilbert & George. Courtesy the artists and Lehmann Maupin, New York/Hong Kong. Photo: BFA, New York. British artists Gilbert Proesch and George Passmore, better known as Gilbert & George, have quit the exclusive Royal Academy of Art (RA) after the private institution cancelled a planned exhibition of their work. The last time an artist resigned from...

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